Bear Bell Bearer


The curse of being the youngest - you get assigned the bear bell to wear.


  1. Dennis the Vizsla on April 29, 2012 at 11:47 pm

    hello frankie its dennis the vizsla dog hay wel at leest if bears dont like bells yoo wil not be the wun they chayse!!! ok bye

  2. Kari on April 29, 2012 at 10:24 pm

    its not a curse, its a way to help the family

    Stop on by for a visit

  3. NCMountainwoman on April 29, 2012 at 8:39 pm

    Personally I think that rowdy Rusty should wear the bell. He will always make himself heard.

    • D.K. Wall on May 1, 2012 at 6:37 am

      He does too. All 6 wearing bells is not necessary and makes a lot of racket (though we do that when bear activity is at its highest or on a stretch of trail where bears are very likely). Each team has one “volunteer” and we look for the most bouncy dog to wear them, Thus, Rusty on the red team and Frankie on the black team.

  4. Lorenza on April 29, 2012 at 8:35 pm

    Well…. it is true. Someone has to do it…. or wear it??? Huh??
    Happy Sunday to all of you
    Kisses and hugs

  5. KB on April 29, 2012 at 7:26 pm

    In our house, all dogs wear bear bells! I loved trying to say “Bear Bell Bearer” ten times fast.

  6. houndstooth on April 29, 2012 at 7:18 pm

    I think that’s a sign of honor or something. The bear will avoid you the most with that bell around your neck! It’s either that or a signal that you’re the ursine sacrifice…

  7. Huffle Mawson on April 29, 2012 at 7:10 pm

    We are going to have to put a bell on Teddy. To warn the wildlife that he is coming so they can get away from him!

  8. Lexi and Jasper the Danes on April 29, 2012 at 6:34 pm

    Eeek, is that to scare off bears, or warn them you guys are coming?

    Lots of slobbers,
    Lexi and Jasper the Danes

  9. Ice 'n Ayla on April 29, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    Never mind, Frankie. It’s a dirty job, but somebody’s gotta do it!

  10. Terri Jacobson on April 29, 2012 at 11:26 am

    And I might add that you look dashing in that bell.

  11. KJ Pierson on April 29, 2012 at 11:09 am

    Discrimination! Make the hu-mons wear it! What else are they good for besides scratches and food!

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